New International Version
18 “This is what the Lord says:
“‘I will restore the fortunes(A) of Jacob’s tents(B)
and have compassion(C) on his dwellings;
the city will be rebuilt(D) on her ruins,
and the palace will stand in its proper place.
19 From them will come songs(E) of thanksgiving(F)
and the sound of rejoicing.(G)
I will add to their numbers,(H)
and they will not be decreased;
I will bring them honor,(I)
and they will not be disdained.
20 Their children(J) will be as in days of old,
and their community will be established(K) before me;
I will punish(L) all who oppress them.
21 Their leader(M) will be one of their own;
their ruler will arise from among them.(N)
I will bring him near(O) and he will come close to me—
for who is he who will devote himself
to be close to me?’
declares the Lord.
22 “‘So you will be my people,(P)
and I will be your God.(Q)’”